Bessie Coleman

Resource Type Title/Author Comments Check Out Again? Rating
Book/Library Talkin' About Bessie, The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman; Grimes, Nikki Nice book, but the fictional nature creates a few problems for preschoolers    3
Book/Library Fly High!, The Story of Bessie Coleman; Borden, Louise and Kroeger, Mary Key Very nice; mentions importance of God in Bessie's mom's life; does a good job of covering racial injustice for young children Y 5
Book/Library Bessie Coleman; Daring to Fly; Walker, Sally Very upbeat; especially nice for younger preschoolers; does not mention her death Y 5

 

Ratings: 5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor

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